HALIFAX, May 31, 2013 /CNW/ - The Nova Scotia Teachers Union and Nova
Scotia Community College have reached a tentative collective agreement
on behalf of professional support staff, NSTU members employed by the
College. During the evening of May 30, the NSTU provincial executive
recommended acceptance of the tentative agreement. The professional
support bargaining unit includes some 150 professionals such as
registrars, librarians, counsellors, student support workers and
training coordinators at NSCC campuses across Nova Scotia.
"We are pleased to have reached a tentative agreement for our
professional support staff members, says NSTU president Shelley Morse.
"I congratulate the diligent work of both sides in reaching this
Professional support staff representatives will be given details of the
agreement on June 1. A ratification vote has been set for June 11,
The Nova Scotia Teachers Union represents more than 10,000 public school
teachers, Community College faculty and professional support staff in
Nova Scotia, and teachers who work for the Atlantic Provinces Special
Education Authority in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward
Island. Since 1895, it has worked to improve the quality of public
education for children and youth in Nova Scotia, while promoting and
advancing the teaching profession.
SOURCE: Nova Scotia Teachers Union
For further information:
Angela Murray, NSTU Public Relations Coordinator
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